Calculating Salt for Sauerkraut

Calculating Salt for Sauerkraut

This past week, as part of my Independence Days Challenge activities, I put together a sauerkraut ferment, which is lactofermentation of cabbage. As it turns out, I’m not real great at calculating in my head. I know this, because: I used 1.5-tablespoons of salt...
Sorting Beans

Sorting Beans

It’s wise to sort your beans before you boil them. Sorting is much cheaper than a visit to the dentist! I spread my beans out on a large cookie sheet before I wash them (1). I’ve found rocks about the same size and shape as a bean (2). A handful of beans...